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This article was published on March 13, 2011

Man panhandling for an iPad 2 at SXSW. What’s the world coming to?

Man panhandling for an iPad 2 at SXSW. What’s the world coming to?
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

He’s a real American backpacking bum. The kind that would really like to have a new iPad as he travels across the States.

He would be wise to also beg for a computer so he can set up his iPad 2.

Photo 1 via @Blam.